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Spear Corps Commemorates Infantry Day

Spear Corps Commemorates Infantry Day

Kohima, October 27 (NEx): All ranks of Spear Corps commemorated Infantry Day on October 27, 2020 by laying wreaths at War Memorials in Rangapahar, Likabali, Dinjan, Walong and Leimakhong in honour of the supreme sacrifice made by their brethren.

A press release from PRO (Def) Kohima informed that in Rangapahar Military Station, Lt Gen RP Kalita AVSM, SM, VSM paid tribute to all those Killed in Action by laying wreath at the War Memorial on the solemn occasion.

It was on this day that the Indian Army troops landed at Srinagar Airfield consequent to signing of the Instrument of Accession to thwart the evil designs of invading hordes of raiders on the outskirts of Srinagar. The gallant act of Infantry soldiers successfully repulsed the raiding tribals. This historic event is now celebrated as Infantry Day by Indian Army.